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Glacier releases water, combines with heavy rain to cause flooding

...meteorologist Eric Halloway said, and by 1 p.m. the river was at 13.3 feet.The increase in water is due to the Snow Glacier dammed lake releasing and emptying water into Snow River. The river, which has risen more than 6 feet, flows into Kenai Lake...
Waiting for the peak

...when they start talking about Skilak is when I know I'm going to get flooded." Earlier this week, the Snow Glacier dammed lake released and emptied water into the Snow River, which has risen more than six feet. The Snow River flows into...
Snow Glacier dam releases

...Hydrologists predicted the Snow Glacier-dammed lake wouldn't release until next...absorb the water from the glacier-dammed lake. "It's going to be a substantial...that happened when the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake released was caused by ice...
Ice jams cause Soldotna flooding

...a concern Thursday as water draining from Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake made its way into the lower Kenai River. The lake...Keys during Friday night, which suggests the Skilak Glacier Dammed Lake is done draining. River water levels are expected...
Flood watch issued for lower Kenai River

...Lake to its mouth. The river level has been rising for several days, possibly due to the release of the Skilak Glacier dammed lake. Water levels may continue to rise, which could cause the ice cover to break up and form ice jams. Rapid rises...
Be prepared: '07 should get us ready for '08

...Kenai Peninsula needed to be prepared. We started 2007 off with flooding on the Kenai River caused when the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake released. The rise in water levels led to ice jamming from Sterling to Soldotna. Massive chunks of ice scoured...
Reminder: Property owners need to pull up structures

...Late last winter, the Skilak Glacier-dammed lake breached, releasing a four-foot...November and the Snow River Glacier-dammed lake just released, so it's...the water released from the glacier-dammed lake, so while people will see...
Residents assess ice, flood damage

...several new friends Saturday helping flood victims in the Big Eddy area of Soldotna. Ice jams and the draining of a glacier-dammed lake in the Kenai Mountains have caused water in the Kenai River to rise and spill over into low-lying areas, especially...
Residents in low-lying areas should stay alert

...Primrose Campground, and the Trail River near Moose Pass. Rain earlier in the week prompted the warning; the Snow Glacier Dammed Lake had not released as of this writing. Those who live in flood-prone areas know there s a risk involved, but being...
Put up your docks instead of your dukes

...sometimes with walkways materials piled on top. Much easier than hauling them up a steep bank,? added Yaeger. Snow Glacier-Dammed Lake generally releases every 2-3 years and last released in late October, 2005. Although flooding is possible...


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